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Jhoulys Chacin has been phenomenal all season long for the Rockies.The stat-geeks claim that pitcher's wins is one of the most overrated stats in baseball. It makes some sense, why does a pitcher who gave up one run in seven innings get a loss when his team doesn't score, then another pitcher gets a win when he gives up five runs in five innings because his team offense crushed it.The Colorado Rockies have been giving credence to that claim for the better part of the 2013 season. On Friday night in Miami, it was no different.Jhoulys Chacin, returning to the team after going back to his native Venezuela following the death of his grandmother, was absolutely phenomenal. His performance was something that the Rockies have become used to in his breakout 2013 campaign. He went seven innings, giving up two runs on four hits. He struck out five and walked four. After not giving up hit until the 5th inning, Chacin left the game on the hook for the loss when his offense struggled to ...
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